Becker, Ludwig (1808-61; German/Australian)
Men of Victoria (Part I), Melbourne, 1856 (including 4 portraits)
Acquired by 1861
State Library of Victoria [RARE LTF920.0945 B38M or RARE LTP920.0945 B38M]

This volume (which could equally be categorized under prints) includes Becker’s lithographed portraits of W.F.Stawell, Andrew Clarke, John Hodgson and Peter Lalor. It was printed for the artist at the office of the Melbourne Herald.

[photo: Peter Lalor (National Library copy)]


MPL 1861, p.29

The SLV catalogue lists two copies, noting that the more fragile LTP copy lacks the Lalor portrait. One of these was presumably the one listed in MPL 1861

For the NLA print reproduced here, see (accessed 16 Jan.2021)